#57 Sun Devils Face-Off Against UC Santa Barbara
Feb. 1, 2007
TEMPE, Ariz. - The No. 57 Arizona State Men's Tennis team returns to action Friday against the No. 70 UC Santa Barbara at 1:30 p.m. and Saturday against South Florida at noon. Both matches are to be played at ASU's Whiteman Tennis Center.
The Arizona State Sun Devils continue their 2007 campaign this
weekend as they host the #70 UC Santa Barbara Gauchos (0-0)
and the South Florida Bulls (1-0). The Gauchos had their season
openers against BYU and Pepperdine rained out last weekend
and look to kick off their 2007 season against the Sun Devils.
The Bulls come into Tempe 1-0 after a season opener win against
Versus the Gauchos, the Sun Devils currently hold a 10-5 record
over UC Santa Barbara. Their last meeting was February 4, 2006
at ASU's Whiteman Tennis Center with afi nal score of 4-3.
The Sun Devils remain home next weekend as they take on Santa Clara
on Friday, Feb. 9 at 2:00 p.m. MT and Georgia Tech Saturday, Feb. 10 at
Noon MT, both at ASU's Whiteman Tennis Center.
To Be the Best...
As always, the Sun Devils will play one of the toughest schedules
in the country, possibly the toughest in program history this year,
combining a strong non-conference slate with the always powerful
Pac-10 Conference schedule.
At The Helm
Coach Lou Belken enters his 25th season at the helm of
the Sun Devil program, the sixth longest tenure of any head
coach at ASU. In his 25 seasons, Belken has led his team
to 18 berths in the tournament. This year he threatens to
top the 300 wins mark as he enters the season with 284